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  • New American Majority
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    New American Majority

    Political strategists and campaign consultants spoke at the annual Netroots Nation Conference about engaging minority voters and encouraging progressives to run for office.

  • Future of the Supreme Court
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    Future of the Supreme Court

    Panelists talked about about the future of the Supreme Court and diversity in the judicial system, in light of the 2016 presidential election and the balance of power in the U.S. Senate.

  • Netroots Nation Panel Looks at Whats Next for Bernie Sanders Supporters
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    Bernie Sanders Campaign and the Progressive Movement

    Supporters of Senator Bernie Sander' 2016 presidential campaign talked about the future of their political movement. They also discussed how to elect progressive leaders at all levels,…

  • Discussion on 2014 Midterm Elections and the States
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    Democratic Election Strategy in the States

    Panelists talked about the progressive movement’s losses in the 2014 midterm elections when Republicans gained a record number of seats in state legislatures and seized governorships of several blue…

  • Discussion on Race and Gender Diversity Among Elected Officials
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    Diversity Among Elected Officials

    Panelists talked about ways to increase race and gender diversity among elected officials, as well as the challenges facing minority candidates. They discussed a study from county and state level…

  • Discussion on Immigration Laws
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    Immigration Laws

    Activists talked about immigration laws, focusing on workplace raids and traffic stops ordered by Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio. They also discussed Republican presidential candidate Donald…

  • Netroots Nation Conference Social Movement Leaders
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    Social Movement Leaders

    Advocates for social, economic and political justice talked about their work and communicating their message. They each gave a brief presentation on issues including reproductive rights, racial…

  • Netroots Nations Conference Ready for Hillary Super PAC
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    Ready for Hillary Super PAC

    Panelists talked about the differences between the “Ready for Hillary” super PAC and other super PACs, and some of the ways former Secretary of State Clinton could benefit from “Ready for Hillary” if she were to…

  • Netroots Nation Panel Tackles the Progressive Agenda
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    Progressive Agenda

    Panelists talked about the progressive agenda at the Netroots Nation annual conference. They focused on the Democracy Initiative, Senate rule reform, campaign finance, and voting rights.…

  • Online Campaign Fundraising
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    Online Campaign Fundraising

    Staff members from 2012 campaigns talked about their efforts in online fundraising, focusing on both successes and failures, as well as the lessons learned for future campaigns. Among the…

  • Netroots Nation Looks at Women in Politics
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    Challenges for Women Candidates

    Panelists talked about the obstacles women face in running for office and while legislating. Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) talked about her experience being the lone member of Congress…

  • US Economic Recovery and the Middle Class
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    U.S. Economic Recovery and the Middle Class

    Panelists discussed the U.S. economic recovery and the future of the middle class, focusing on the middle class’s contribution to the economic recovery and how taxes could affect that…

  • Womens Issues and Politics
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    Women's Issues and Politics

    Panelists talked about women’s issues, politics and the 2012 elections. Topics included voter turnout, health care, Mitt Romney’s statement in Iowa earlier in 2012 in that “corporations are…

  • Representative WassermanSchultz Remarks
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    Representative Wasserman-Schultz Remarks

    Democratic National Committee and Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz spoke at the NetRoots Convention. She called on attendees to use all available methods to get President Obama…

  • Netroots Nation 6th Annual Convention  Breaking Down Barriers on the Road to Equality
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    Netroots Nation: 6th Annual Convention - Breaking Down Barriers on the Road to Equality

    Attendees of the 6th Annual Netroots Nation Convention convened to celebrate the use of the internet and social media in the modern progressive movement. DNC Chair and Congresswoman Debbie…

  • Van Jones Remarks
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    Van Jones Remarks

    Van Jones spoke at the NetRoots convention. He called for for progressive political activists to unify under a single banner he named “Rebuild the Dream,” citing the tea party movement as…

  • Netroots Nation Closing Session
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    Netroots Nation Closing Session

    The closing session of the Netroots Nation Annual Conference featured an award ceremony honoring immigration activists and remarks by Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison. The band…

  • Dan Pfeiffer Remarks
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    Dan Pfeiffer Remarks

    White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer was interviewed by Kaili Joy Gray at the 6th annual NetRoots Nation conference. Mr. Pfeiffer acknowledged “frustration with some of the decisions” by the Obama…

  • Mobilizing the Urban Blogosphere
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    Mobilizing the Urban Blogosphere

    Panelists from Urban, Hip-hop and Entertainment websites discussed the ways in which urban bloggers helped elect President Obama and how they can organize readers for political action. A…

  • Intelligence Gathering and Racial Profiling
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    Intelligence Gathering and Racial Profiling

    Panelists from civil liberties groups and media organizations talked about the Obama administration actions with regard to intelligence gathering and racial profiling, as well as promises…

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